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Talking to Dad About the Future

By | July 13th, 2017|Categories: Assisted Living, Senior Living|

Your dad has been, and always will be, your hero. He made you sandwiches when you were young, he helped you with your flat tire, he constantly made you laugh, and he was always there for you when you needed him most. Now, it’s your turn to return the favor. It’s extremely difficult to watch your [...]

Is Mom or Dad Suffering From Memory Loss? These 2 Tips Can Help

By | June 13th, 2017|Categories: News|

Dealing with an aging parent is something that happens to just about everyone. Though it’s a part of life, it is still extremely difficult to watch your mom or dad, someone who helped raise you and who you love more than anything in the world, decline both physically and mentally. If your parent has been showing [...]

3 Benefits of Sending Your Dad to An Assisted Living Facility

By | June 9th, 2017|Categories: Assisted Living, News, Senior Living|

Your dad helped raise you to be the wonderful person that you are toady. He took care of you when you were young, helped you maneuver through this difficult world, and would have given everything just to make your day better. Now, as time passes, your superhero father is beginning to struggle with daily tasks that [...]

Mom or Dad Suffering From Dementia? 3 Ways to Help

By | June 8th, 2017|Categories: Uncategorized|

Sadly, there are 35.6 million people who suffer from dementia across the globe. There are roughly 100 different types of dementia, but Alzhemiers disease is the most common, accounting for nearly 80% of the global dementia diagnoses. In the U.S., there are currently more than 5 million American adults suffering from Alzhemiers, and that number is [...]

How to Talk to Your Dad About His Future

By | June 7th, 2017|Categories: News, Senior Living|

Growing old happens to everyone and is just as difficult no matter how prepared you think you are. Perhaps the only thing harder than growing old yourself is dealing with a loved one who is beginning to mentally struggle as they grow older. Alzheimer's disease affects many Americans and is currently the sixth leading cause of [...]

Avoid These 3 Common Mistakes During Your Search for a Quality Memory Care Facility

By | May 19th, 2017|Categories: Memory Care, News|

Alzheimers impacts millions of Americans, nearly two-thirds of which are women, and is one of the most debilitating forms of dementia. Memory care is the most important aspect of dealing with Alzheimers, which is why having your aging loved one stay in a quality assisted living facility is so essential to their wellbeing and future. Your [...]

Helping a Loved One Cope With Alzhemiers: Part 2

By | May 15th, 2017|Categories: Assisted Living, News, Senior Living|

You're already aware of how difficult it can be to interact with a loved one struggling with Alzheimers and how much assisted living facilities can help with the day-to-day activities, but there are so many more things you should know that will help you and your loved one cope with this debilitating disease. Be aware of [...]

Helping a Loved One Cope With Alzhemiers: Part 1

By | May 11th, 2017|Categories: Uncategorized|

Alzhemiers is the sixth leading cause of death in the U.S., impacting many elderly individuals and their family members. If your loved one is suffering from Alzhemiers, know that they are struggling with everyday communication, extreme memory issues, and additional mental health problems. It's up to you to help your suffering loved one as much as [...]

Are Your Mom or Dad Struggling? Know When It’s Time For Assisted Living

By | April 27th, 2017|Categories: Assisted Living, News|

If your parents are getting up there in age, it might be time to start thinking, as a family, about the future and how they are going to be cared for. Obviously these discussions have to be handled with some sensitivity, as they can result in potentially difficult topics, but they are extremely important. It's one [...]

Worried About Your Aging Parent? Consider Quality Nursing Homes

By | April 19th, 2017|Categories: News|

Having an elderly parent or loved one with Alzheimer's can be extremely difficult for you and everyone involved. Even if your aging parent is doing fine right now, the chance of them having cognitive disabilities continues to increase as they grow older. Roughly 64% of people 65 years and older currently residing in nursing homes have [...]